McDermott International, Ltd, sent the first superior modules for a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit to ENI in Mexico.
These modules are for the Japanese company MODEC Inc., which works with the Italian operator ENI in its shallow waters project in Altamira, Mexico. The project is of $2 million value.
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McDermott said that the first shipment from its manufacturing yard includes compression modules, evaporation recovery, and a rest area for the FPSO.
Under construction modules will be used by ENI in the Amoca, Teocalli, and Miztón fields.
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“McDermott’s unique capacity to offer modular solutions, inland or offshore, helps us to mitigate risks and improve the efficiency,” said Samik Mukherjee, Senior’s company Vice-President.
The VP added that they had a strong local backup to consolidate the project. Mukherjee said that the company’s experience and knowledge in Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (EPCI), will help them to provide excellent results.
The FPSO will handle 90,000 oil barrels per day (bpd), 75 million cubic gas feet, and 120,000 bpd in water injection. Additionally, the unit will storage 900,000 oil barrels, and should become operative by 2021.
The floating unit will settle in the shallow waters’ Area 1, 10 km away from the Campeche bay.